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    September 8, 2010
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while investigators gather evidence, officers went door to door. canines followed the scent through the neighborhood, a possible trail where the suspect traveled. >> can't believe it happened. right out in the open by a bus stop. >> to think someone could be lurking in the neighborhood, it's upsetting. if he is going through neighborhood lawns and yards, any one of us could be outside, you know at any moment. >> nobody would know. >> neighbors speculate the suspect could have hidden. that wall should be removed. as for johnston, she'll watch her back the next time she's waiting for the bus. >> reporter: now that brick wall has been here since this neighborhood was first established in the 1950s. we made several calls this afternoon to find out who now owns this property. the county does not own the property, nor maintain that wall. v-dot may own the property. we called them.
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they now say they will investigate as to whether or not they can tear down that wall and neighbors say that will possible make the area a bit safer. the lights are sufficient. they are worried right now about that wall. the victim we can tell you is recovering with her family right now and police, of course, are still on the search for that suspect, anita. >> good to hear she is recovering. was she able to id her attacker? >> a very vague identification. we have a brief description of a heavy set man between 25 and 40 years old. like i said, the lights are sufficient in this area, however, it was 4:30 in the morning, so it was still very dark at this point. police are now giving guidance to a lot of neighbors in this area and we'll tell you what they are telling them, we'll explain more at 6:00. >> delia, thanks for that report. this just in to the
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information center. the greenbelt center is investigating what they are calling the suspicious death of a baby. a little girl of upper marlboro died on friday. but they just got the autopsy results back today and they classified her death as suspicious. we have a crew working the story. we'll bring you more information as it comes in. we have an update now on a deadly house fire in columbia, maryland. howard county police charged 34- year-old damon white with killing his ex-wife and setting her apartment on fire. they say he stabbed and killed thelma yesterday and then set fire to the apartment. white was injured and is being guarded at the hospital. winn had four children who lived in the apartment. they were not home at the time and are now staying with relatives. one man is dead after a northeast washington apartment. the drama unfolded overnight in the 300 block of 56th street. we were telling you about this last night. investigators say a 50-year-old man eventually set the
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apartment on fire. he suffered severe burns and later died. nobody else was hurt. a second barricade in southwest washington came to more peaceful ending. a witness reported seeing a man holding a gun to a woman's head. police surrounded the house early this morning, area roads were blocked off. that man surrendered just before 9:00 a.m. the woman who had been held hostage was fleed unharmed. >> yes, virginia, there is a santa claus. we can say yes, virginia, there will be christmas in leesburg. bruce leshan is live there with an explanation. bruce. >> yeah, lesley. this is the issue that just will not seem to go away. e-mails flew again this year suggesting that the board of supervisors plan to ban all religious displays here at the loudoun county courthouse, including nativity scenes and christmas trees. but, the board voted overwelmingly today to throw
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the doors open to all, including perhaps some unwanted guests. >> one, two, three. >> the holidays a big deal in leesburg. >> merry christmas. >> a tree, a nativity scene, and in recent years, a manora seek prayers and a sign celebrating atheism. some worry things will get out of hand. >> i don't want any witness or juror pass a sign that says merry christmas to the white christians of loudoun. what we decided today would authorize that. >> the lone nay vote as the board of supervisors allowed the first ten people to apply to leave almost any kind of display. >> say tin worship, wickens, anybody can apply. anybody can apply.
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and that's the way you have to do it according to the constitution. >> that's what they say. >> the first amendment might allow the board to ban all unattended displays, but legal experts say once the county starts picking and choosing, it could run a foul of the constitution, so again this year, the worshipers of the jedi creed have applied and so have the atheists. >> i'm the virginia state director for american atheists and i would have gotten the memo. >> and nearly everyone is hoping it will pass again this year with little trouble. >> merry christmas and happy holidays from loudoun county. >> there is a big public hearing here last night and a bunch of the speakers complain that the board of supervisors was spending far too much time arguing about religious displays and far too little time figuring out how to create
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more jobs and lower taxes. leslie. >> bruce, who applied for a permit so far? >> yeah, we have the jedi's and the atheists. we also have somebody who wants to create a wooden winter wonderland and the nativity scene. there's a lot going on, but there are also five spots left and that is what concerns some people who is going to apply for those. >> could be a pretty interesting scene out there in leesburg around christmas, bruce. all right, thanks. >> you got it. meantime, the imam behind the plans of the ground zero mosque says it will be built and it is not moving. imam announced the decision in a piece written in the new york times. he also says the mosque will include separate prayer spaces for muslims, christians, jews, and people of other faiths. the imam called on his supporters to not back down in face of opposition. this comes as a pastor continues his threats. michael is live in gainesville, florida, where police are
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already calling in extra officers for this saturday's protest. michael. >> reporter: leslie, cops even called for help from outside agencies for saturday concerned. now officials and residents are worried that the preacher's statement could lead to loss of life. >> terri jones is not backing down. >> we have no intention of counseling. >> despite an international backlash, the florida pastor plans to burn 100 copies of the koran on the anniversary of the september 11 attacks. joan says he wants to send a message that radical islam should not be tolerated. >> it is possibly time for us in a new way to actually stand up, confront terrorism, there is something very much wrong with our policies. >> the vatican is claiming it
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outrageous. secretary of state, hillary clinton says, it goes against americans right to religious freedom. >> it doesn't in any way represent america or americans or american government or american religious or political leadership. >> the church where jones preaches is tiny. only 50 people in the entire congregation, but he is getting plenty of attention. and some residents worry he's creating a safety risk. >> we have a big football game coming in this weekend. all these people, you know, you are going to have fanatics running around. you know, you don't know what's happening. >> jones is carrying a gun after receiving more than 100 death threats. he is also arming himself with the u.s. constitution, which protects his rights to free speech. >> reporter: central florida islamic leader, even called the preacher at his church asking him not to burn the koran and the imam believes that the
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preacher will change his mind. but that remains to be seen. michael for 9news now in gainesville, florida. now back to you, leslie. that's right, thanks, michael. it has been a day of trying to undue political damage caused by fraudulent sample ballots circulating in prince georges county. a judge ordered a halt to mailings and handouts from this group called citizens for change. but confused voters are already showing up at the polls for early voting. scott broome live with new reaction today from candidates who are fighting the fraud. scott. >> well, i'm confused just holding these two mailers. here is the authorized one from the district 26 team, democratic candidate. here is the one that the judges declared fraudulent. do they look similar? yeah, they do, except this one has a whole list of candidates endorsed that this one doesn't. it was the first day of campaigning after judge lenzel
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martin jr. declared the fake district 26 sample ballots fraudulent and legally compliant and ordered that no material should be distributed by mail in person or otherwise. but by now, the fraudulent sample ballots are nearly everywhere and some voters are angry. >> not confident in their abilities to win. so they turn to other means that are not quite on the up and up. >> where is the treasurer? >> angry candidates like anthony ♪ muse suggesting he endorsed a long list of candidates he doesn't. and on top of that, it shows him recommending a vote for his opponent. >> when you have to break the law to become a lawmaker in the eyes of any citizen, every citizen should have problems with that. >> state's attorney candidate, angela says she thinks there's still time to set the record
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straight with voters that she is the one endorsed in the real mailer. >> we had an opportunity to detect the fraud early enough. i believe to hopefully correct it. >> the fraudulent mailer says it was authorized by a group called citizen's for change, but the group is not registered with state elections officials and its treasurer appears to be a man that doesn't exist. one county council candidate endorsed in the fraudulent mailer is jerry mathis who is quoted by saying my opponents think it's deceptive. i think it's good political strategy. the state's attorney general appears to be serious about prosecuting after an investigation. >> who put these ballots out? who paid for the ballots and prosecute toes people under state law which is a misdemeanor up to one year or a thousand dollar fine or both. >> while the attorney general talking about people going to jail and nobody has taken responsibility for being this committee. so that investigation is still under way. this kind of stuff happened
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before, but it usually happens a couple days before the election, before the confusion could get undone. this year for the first time, they have early voting going on. so this time they have a court injunction and they have time to sort it out. an interesting difference. reporting live, scott broome, 9news now. >> i can see how you would be confused. they look so close. how can a voter tell if it's real or fake? >> the key in this story is something called the authority line and when you say it's the fine print, they really mean the fine print. curt, don't bother to try, it's so small, this group is called citizen's for change, charles summers treasury. citizens for change. this is the piece that the judge says is fraudulent, so you look for that fine print and look for that citizen's for change and you'll know you have the wrong one. >> all right scott. good advice. thank you so much. now to an alert for drivers in the district. the westbound lanes of eastern avenue between blatensburg road
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remain closed. that's where the work continues at this hour to repair a broken water main. that 16-inch pipe burst this morning. some people are going to be without water until the repairs are complete. drivers who use the harry bridge in southern maryland should prepare for overnight delays. starting next week, one of the two traffic lanes will be closed from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. each night monday through thursday. this routine maintenance could last up to three months. let's get a check on the overall rush with patranya. >> good news and bad news for folks up u.s. 29. as you can see here from sandy spring up to the bridge, earlier police activity has all lanes closed. we are seeing some delays. we are recommending folks to take i-95 going north at this hour in maryland. as we jump into 495 from virginia into maryland, cannot escape the crawl here from the toll road up to the 270 spur. we are tracking about a half hour commute there. on the other side of the beltway, we do have a crash for
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you to watch out for as well. we are going to wrap it up on 66. traffic is moving without incident. ladies, back to you. all rightpatranya, the governor of virginia unveils a plan to privatize liquor sales. but could this move save you money? we break down the numbers. topper. >> this is what they mean. hot, breezy, and very dry. we'll take you out with the wind gusts. pretty much across the board. also come back and we will talk with janice of the old farmer's almanac. but first, bp releases its own investigation of the oil spill in the gulf. where else the company is putting some of the blame. that's next.
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bp says there is plenty of blame to go around for the country's worst ever oil spill. the company released its internal investigation today and in it, bp admits to making some mistakes, but the report says transocean are also to blame for the accident that killed 11 people and caused a huge environmental disaster. bp says the accident resulted from what it calls a series of mechanical failures, human judgment, and engineering design. after an oil rig accident. they slipped from an oil platform that was leaning at a 45-degree angle. see it there? rescuers saved 34 workers. china petroleum insists no oil was spilled. helicopters and boats are being used to search for those missing workers. crews struggle to contain a wild fire near boulder, colorado. it destroyed more than 50 homes already in just a few days and forced thousands of people to evacuate.
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kenneth is in boulder with the latest attempts to get those flames under control. >> flames are scorching the foothills where wild fires are burning out of control for a third day. >> as far as last night, there was zero to little growth. any additional fire activity was within the perimeter. >> cooler temperatures and more humidity are helping firefighters hold the line. rain is also in the forecast. crews from other parts of colorado and wyoming are now joining the nearly 300 firefighters who are already battling the flames. more than 50 homes have burned to the ground since monday. 3,000 people have been evacuated. evacuees are attending daily briefings, hoping to find out whether their homes are still standing. alex and william just moved into their house in the boulder foothills in june. >> it is really, really big, not knowing, you know, and it's like you just got the house and so much you have done to it. >> some evacuees are making a daily trek up this mountain to see if their homes are okay.
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>> we got a visual on the house. >> stevens house is within the fire line. they are relieved to see it is still standing. >> i wish we could do something about it, but it's just, at least being able to watch is comforting. >> firefighters are hoping to get the upper hand in the next few days, so residents can go back to see what is left. candice gibson, cbs news, boulder. >> authorities also still looking for about eight people who are unaccounted for since the wild fire tore through this week. three detroit neighborhoods have gone up in flames. winds as high as 50 miles an hour caused the fire to spread so fast. about 85 homes, some of them boarded up, burned in a four- hour period. there were no serious injuries, but investigators suspect arson in some of the cases. they say down power lines might have also played a role once that fire got going. >> isn't that crazy? i talked to my parents last night. some fires were blocks from their home and they were talking about how crazy it was. there were 85 fires at one time. trying to get to all those
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fires around the city. >> we had 30-mile an hour winds here and it is very dry. can't remember it being this dry and i'm a geek, so i get excited. the relative humidity is 13%. that's unbelievable. that's really like phoenix stuff. all right, here's your forecast first. the next three days spectacular. tomorrow near 80, breezy, nice and spectacular on friday. upper 70s. low 80s on saturday. we have low clouds coming in saturday night. don't cancel your tee times. let's break down tomorrow. by morning, it's going to be chilly at the bus stop. look at temperatures in the low 60s. sunshine, low 70s by lunchtime and near 80 by evening. all with pretty much full sun. breezy tomorrow, not as windy as it was today. all right, a red flag warning in effect until 7:00 p.m. no burning and just because this goes away at 7:00, doesn't mean you can go out and burn some stuff. it's going stay dry for a while, please be advised.
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look at the relative humidity. it is 12% downtown. that is unbelievable. i mean really. 19% up toward gaithersburg and even down to the south, only 27% in fredericksburg. right now, 95 down in fredericksburg. 94 downtown and 90 in leesburg. for tonight, clear skies. breezy and cooler. turn the ac off, open the windows, 52 to 62. maybe don't open the windows too far if you live north and west of town. by monday, mostly sunny, breezy, and cool. 50s and 60s to start. by afternoon, spectacular. mostly sunny and breezy. winds northwesterly at 10 to 15. tough to beat. next seven days, near 80 tomorrow. upper 70s on friday. low 80s on saturday. we still have those showers on sunday and it still appears they are going to bleed into the redskin game. on and off showers and thunderstorms all day on sunday. temperatures around 80 for a high. nice on monday.
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maybe a sprinkle on tuesday and then pretty cool as we get into next wednesday. temperatures go back into the mid 70s for highs. all right, i made my way out to the weather terrace. janice joins us. welcome. >> hey. >> we are going to do some gentle review here, okay? we are going to go through last year's outlook for us. >> i've been thinking about this for months. >> all right, here's the deal. last year you had us right on the line, okay, i'll give you credit. you had snowy conditions for the east coast along the del marva. you also had cold and dry. >> well that was the artist who drew that map. i think it was a flick of the wrist. you know, it only takes a little bit. and all this technology and things, but there you go. >> let's go on to this year's outlook, okay? and we are going to focus in on us again. now you have us snowing. >> right. >> tell us about that. >> okay, we are expecting colder than normal temperatures beginning in december and then right on through the winter.
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we are talking several degrees colder than normal and above normal snowfall, but not above last year's. >> we would have to be 500 years old. that's once in a 500 winter last year. >> we are expecting a snowstorm in january, another one in february. right on flurries through march. if you see flakes in april, remember april snows stays no longer than water on a trout's back. >> real quickly, there's some cool stuff in the almanac. it has moon phases and star gazing stuff. >> tonight is a full moon and the crescent moon will appear at dawn. send a picture and you set the record. you're in the farmer's almanac this year. you are among the folks who have proven that weather -- are fact. fish bite before a storm. >> yup, falling barometer. >> low pressure bubbles bring up the little bits of fish and the big fish go after those and
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the fishermen get the big fish. >> there you go. cold and snowy this winter. i hope she's right. >> we are traumatized. they are excited, we are traumatized. cold and snowy? didn't we have that? we don't need repeat blizzards. >> okay. up next, the special treat for the miners trapped way down in that mine in chile. what got them so excited? we'll be right back.
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they're not just trading in, they're trading up. qualified lessees can get low mileage lease on this 2011 malibu ls for around one ninety-nine a month. call for details. the switch to chevy starts at chevydealer.com. the 33 miners trapped almost a mile under ground in chile got a special treat today. rescue workers set up a fiberoptic line so the men could watch the national soccer team take on ukraine. one of the miners is a former soccer player who played on the chile team in 1984. the men have been stuck in that mine since august 5. >> a show of force outside the bank in afghanistan, batons were used to subdue a mob outside that nation's private bank. people rush to that bank to withdrawal all their money.
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people suspect corruption after two top directors quit. here's what is coming up new at 5:30. >> how much more does it cost to buy alcohol in virginia? and will privatizing bring down the prices? i'm peggy fox, coming up we'll take a look. [ male announcer ] it's sunday afternoon.
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right now, new at 5:30. virginia governor, bob mcdonnel unveils a plan. he says it will save the state money, we'll compare some of the prices. the insurance institute for highway safety says booster seats are getting safer, but are you using them correctly? we'll show you how. and president obama unveils a plan that will cut taxes for companies and he hopes it means more hiring as well. privatize the sale of liquor in virginia. like 17 other states, virginia has been running the liquor business since the end of prohibition. the governor says privatizing it will bring in more money for the state, but what about people buying alcohol? will it bring down prices? new at 5:30, peggy fox has price comparisons and joins us
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now with answers. peg, do tell. >> we purchased three types of alcohol, the same brand and size bottle of whisky, vodka, and rum in a virginia store and dc store. i'll show you what those prices are in a minute. the dc prices should be cheaper because as the theory goes, when you privatize an industry, the prices come down. virginia has 332abc stores. governor mcdonnel wants to sell them, most going to grocery stores. the rest to mom and pop shops. the governor wants to use the money for highway maintenance projects that have long been put on hold. ginger thinks it might be a good idea. >> i think that if the additional money goes into the community, if it actually is able to help the community in any way, it can't be an all together bad thing. >> the governor was
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considering a 4% tax on restaurants and bars, but just as a strong restaurant lobby was organizing against it, he dropped the plan. but democrats remain skeptical his plan will bring in the $230 million annually he says it will. and there's great concern that tripling the number of alcohol outlets will increase alcoholism and drinking while driving. so what does it mean for you, the consumer? will it automatically bring prices down when you privatize an industry? not necessarily. take a welcome at the prices. starting with the whisky in the virginia store, it was $23.50. dc it was 51 cents cheaper, so that holds true there. the vodka, not necessarily. $19.95 in virginia, but it was more expensive in dc, $23.99. however, the rum was more expensive in virginia. $23.50. in dc, a whole $7 cheaper at
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$15.95. prices were all over the place. >> i see. peg, we see the numbers. we know the governor presented his plan. how is the general assembly going to take this? >> that is a big question. there's a committee meeting down there today where they are hashing out the details. the governor said he intends to call legislators back to richmond for a special session to consider this plan and democrats are against it and some republicans have their concerns as well with it. we'll have to wait and see and keep you posted. >> thanks, peg. >> we all complain about traffic on the interstates in our area, but now we have some validation. the reason foundation released its 19th annual highway report. not good news for the state of maryland. the state came in 7 for the worst roads in the country while virginia ranked 18th for the best. maryland was hurt by low rankings in congestion, and number of deficient bridges. dc was not included in these state rankings. business leaders gathered today to talk about jobs.
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maryland's governor, martin o'malley spoke to the board of directors of the business round table. he is focused on creating jobs and saving them. >> i think all of us would understand and agree with the notion that the most powerful place in our state is the family's home and there's nothing more critically important for protecting that home than a job. and so our mission must be, has to be, every day and every way focused on job creation. >> governor o'malley says investments in infrastructure have allowed the state to hold on to jobs better than all but four other states. president obama is standing his ground demanding tax cuts for the nation's wealthiest families be allowed to expire and offering tax breaks for businesses. republicans are arguing letting tax breaks expire for any american is equal to a tax hike. joel brown says one gop leader is pushing a plan of his own. >> president obama took his fight with the republicans to
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cleveland, hoping to convince middle class voters in power this november. >> they would have us borrow $700 billion over the next ten years to give a tax cut of about $100,000 each to folks who are already millionaires. >> republicans say that's not the case. taxes would go up for many people who make much less. house minority leader announced their plan wednesday. they want to freeze all tax rates for two years and cut government spending back to where it was during 2008. the president brushed that aside and called on congress to let tax cuts expire at the end of the year for the nation's wealthiest people. he said they would stay the same for taxpayers who earn less than $200,000. >> this isn't to punish folks, god bless them. it's because we can't afford the $700 billion price tag.
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>> but gop leaders argue the country can't afford to raise anyone's taxes in the middle of a recession. wednesday's announcement is part of the white house's week long focus on the economy. the president proposed new tax breaks for businesses and new funding for roads and railways. this battle of economic plans is unlikely to end soon. lawmakers have their eyes on november's high stakes elections in time to pass any of these new prosals is quickly running out. joe brown, cbs news, the white house. up next on 9news now, a lion stalking his trainer at a habitat in las vegas. find out what happened. >> and coming up new at 6:00, brand-new results from a poll in the race for dc mayor. we'll tell you who is coming out ahead this time. >> and don't forget, we are always on at wusa9.com. stay with us, we'll be right back.
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i think it's greatove about how they put politicss union? above my child's education. it's cool how the union makes it almost impossible to fire bad teachers. it's impressive how my dues money supports politicians i don't even like. dc's teachers union has failed our kids, played politics, and now is threatening to file a lawsuit to block recent progress. find out more at teachersunionexposed.com/dc.
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thanks, teachers unions.
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caught on tape in las vegas. a lion attacking his handler. it happened at the mgm grand hotel one week ago. two trainers were giving a show when one of the male lions lunged at them. that lion and the trainer struggled. the trainer broke away and got free. the video was captured by a couple on their honeymoon. >> it was shocking. definitely wasn't expecting it and initially i thought should i even film this? because this guy is getting attacked, but there was nothing else i could do to help him. >> after all that, the trainer was taken to the hospital with just a bite on the leg. he left for home after getting just a few stitches. >> that is amazing. >> and in india, army personnel had to rescue two
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women caught in a massive flood. look at this. they had gone to get some firewood on the opposite bank of a river, but rising waters trapped them on the small island. firefighters, divers, police, and the army helped out and got these women to safety. the good news, no one was hurt. not the women or the rescuers. let's get another check on the evening rush hour with patranya. she is in the 9news now weather center. looks like you need some sunglasses tonight. >> yes, you need a lot of patience. it's going to be slow going for commuters headed northbound. it's windy out there. you can see cameras shaking. break away here after the station, it will be a long ride. other routes slowing you down. let's check it out. 495, the slowest stretch over to 395. more than 20 minutes, about 23 minutes there. 22 minutes on 66 headed west. and 95 in maryland heading south right now. 495, it will be 21 minutes and growing. a slow one in many spots.
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that's definitely good news. back to you. >> thanks, patranya. still to come on 9news now. to trade or not to trade albert haynesworth? mike shanahan answers that question with the guarantee. i'm dave owens, i'll have that story. >> a good hair day, not a good pollen day. let me show you the pollen. you can access this all the time. click on the weather tab and drop down the menu. we'll come back and talk about our fire danger, our cool weather on the way, and our weekend forecast. but first, how to make sure your child is secure in their booster seat. i'm going to show you in a live demonstration next.
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after four years, adrian fenty is now apologizing. he never apologized for giving control of $82 million in city contracts to his frat brothers. no apology for his secret trips and missed appearances, for record-high unemployment and overspending the budget. and no apology for what the washington post calls "silly fights with the d.c. council," "unnecessary government secrecy," "shutting out community voices." we're sorry, mayor fenty -- some things you just can't forgive. you could switch for great gas mileage or seats that flip and fold with one hand. you could switch for up to 600 highway miles on a single tank of gas. or the hundred-thousand mile powertrain warranty. over a thousand people a day are switching to chevy. they're not just trading in, they're trading up. qualified lessees can get low mileage lease on this 2011 malibu ls for around one ninety-nine a month. call for details. the switch to chevy starts at chevydealer.com.
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why not save on car insurance? [ coin drops ] [ high-pitched voice ] thanks. [ normal voice ] you're welcome. get a free quote at progressive.com. booster seats are getting safer. just tested 72 such seats and compiled their list of best bets, good bets, and some not
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recommended for children and this year, 21 seats made the best list. that is up from 9 last year. but even more important than the results is how secure your child is in their own booster seat. so for some instruction, we turn to emily. she is the car seat program manager from montgomery county, or the dean of safe seats. she is going to walk us through this. emily, thanks for joining us. >> you're welcome. >> how do you know when your child is ready for a booster seat in the first place? >> first thing you want to do is make sure they use their harness seat to the maximum amount possible. don't take them out of the harness if they fit in the harness. generally we like children to be four years old, 40-pounds, in that range before they move into a booster. >> you brought one of the best picks with you. we have a little friend. why don't you come in here and hop up in your seat. all right, we have them hop in the seat and emily, you are going to demonstrate how to secure him properly into the seat. >> he sits on the booster seat
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and put the lap belt over him. buckle him in and then you can lift your arm. we are going to give a little tug to make sure the lap belt is real tight over his side and the shoulder belt is right over the center of his shoulder. >> and fit is very important. the lap belt should be positioned where? >> on his upper thighs, hip area, not over his stomach and the shoulder belt should go over the center of his shoulder. it shouldn't be up against his neck. right over the center of his shoulder. >> you are strapped in, ready to go. we have one seat that they did not recommend. this is the evanflo. >> the first thing you should do is not panic if your seat is on the not recommended list. go out to your car and see how your child fits in your particular seat. it might well be it fits just fine. you want to look for, where is
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the lap belt fall? where does the shoulder belt fall? this one, you know, just has a couple places for the shoulder belt to go, so it might be in the majority of their tests, they weren't able to get it to fit properly over the child. don't stop using your booster seat. >> thanks for coming in. we are going to post it on our website along with that complete list and seats you may not want to purchase. anita, back to you. >> always good to get a reminder. thanks, leslie. students at washington lee high had a special visitor today. carl lewis, the nine-time olympic medalist opened the new chapter of best buddies international. one on one friendships and employment employment of people with develop mental disabilities. >> obviously something i really believe in and it is just a wonderful thing you guys will find out. some of you that are already involved. some of you that will get involved.
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it's a great opportunity to make true friends. >> love that t-shirt, too. best buddies, 25 chapters across virginia. good stuff. i bet he is still fast. >> i bet he is. >> of course he is. >> he looks fit. all right. >> i love it. i know you're saying it's so dry. >> it is dry, but it's like a saying. good hair day, except the fact that the wind is blowing around. the next three days out of the gate. temperatures tomorrow will approach 80. very nice. a little breezy, but not windy as it was today. remember i was struggling, saying breezy or windy today. nice on friday, upper 70s. nice on saturday, low 80s. maybe some clouds late saturday afternoon or everyoning. it's a nice day. we'll break down tomorrow, 63 to start and low 70s by lunchtime and near 80 by everyoning. just a spectacular day. we still have the red flag warning in effect. gusty winds, low humidity. no burning. it expires at 7:00 p.m., but
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still, don't do any burning for quite some time. it is banned until further notice. look at the winds, 31-mile per hour winds. you have the low humidity, the clear skies, and you have the winds. it's a recipe for fires. winds 21 miles per hour. gusts in leesburg and also in manassas. for tonight, clear skies, breezy and cooler. turn the ac off, why not? low 50s to low 60s. winds northwest 10 to 15. wouldn't open the windows too far. it is cool. mostly sunny, breezy and cool to start. 50s and 60s and by afternoon, we are looking at mostly sunny, breezy and spectacular. the shade below average and winds northwesterly at 10 to 15. next seven days, near 80 tomorrow. upper 70s on friday. spectacular and low 80s on saturday. a great day. don't change your plans. sunday has not changed, unfortunately, showers and thunderstorms on and off all day that will probably bleed into the evening hours and perhaps even into the redskin game. we are looking at temperatures
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back in the low 80s on monday. maybe a shower tuesday and rather cool wednesday. highs in the mid 70s. > definitely cool at the bus stop. >> haynesworth, the saga continues. >> i guarantee you. >> the whole, you know. >> it's all we talked about. i guarantee you that mike shanahan wishes he had cut the guy or gotten rid of him back in january or february when he got here, but he didn't. now he is stuck with the big guy. after months of ota's and minicamps and countless back breaking hours trying to rebuild this franchise that here we are four days before the start of the season and all anybody wants to talk about is big al. who may not play on sunday. dave owens was at redskins park today where the team tried to address the distraction and dispose of it. >> mike shanahan spent wednesday desperately attempting to clarify trade rumors about albert haynesworth. > you might not think we ever communicate, but we do, even though the sources have not
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talked about us communicating. >> haynesworth didn't communicate with reporters and his teammates weren't very interested in discussing those trade rumors either. >> it has almost zero influence on what i do during the day. >> i haven't been occupied with that. i'm resigned to facing the dallas cowboys and next week i'll be resigned to face whoever else we play. >> donovan mcnabb has been occupied with albert haynesworth. the team wouldn't win without him. on wednesday, he spoke face to face with reporters and explained exactly what he meant. >> albert is one of our brothers in the locker room. albert is still in there. he is practicing with us. albert is going to play. he is going to be a guy we are all cheering for to get to the quarterback. i've been there. albert sacked me last year and that wasn't fun. i want someone else to feel that pain. again, i think people have to realize that everybody in this building, we support one another. >> romo going deep. >> there is a game, by the
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way, against their arch rivals. >> any time you get a prime time game, you are showcasing everything for the world to see. dallas cowboys, what bigger opponent than those guys? >> anthony armstrong says his entire family cheers for dallas and will be torn sunday night. >> he on the other hand -- >> i want to make sure that we win the game and i get to put good facebook and twitter statuses up and make everybody upset at dallas. >> dave owens, 9news now. >> haynesworth is ferocious. he is like a monster on the field. >> i saw the three of you watching the video of him in that piece and as annoying and troublesome as he is, when he plays, he is a load, right? the deis, is he fit enough to play more than 60% of the time? is he going to be a hassle? >> we'll see. >> okay. thanks. up next, beauty under the microscope. what it means when skin care companies say they have science
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to back up their antiaging claim. >> reaction from viewers after a restaurant bans crying babies. why the owner says why screaming children aren't welcomed here. i'm peggy fox with momslikeme.com where we are following channel 9 angie goff's pregnancy. she is talking about it all and sharing the changes with other moms to be. everything from trying to keep fit to food cravings to maternity clothes. she has the latest styles. check out her new looks and her blog on momslikeme.com.
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stocks up across the board today, but not much. the dow finished up. the nasdaq closed almost 20 points higher at 2228. and the s & p 500 was up 7 points to end the day at 1098. these days there are a ton of skin care and beauty products on the market and competition among the brands is fierce. we don't want to pay if it's not worth it. what does it mean when something is touted as clinically proven in tonight a look at some of the science behind the claims. >> this is neo, a company that develops skin care lines and we're getting a behind the scenes look at what goes into the testing. >> we conduct clinical trials to support safety as well as
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claim support studies, effectiveness of the products. >> take acids, the antiaging ingredients discovered by neo founders. studies on how aha promote skin cell turnover has been published. >> the acids are tested on human skin, there have been studies that means we take punch biopsies of the skin and look at the benefits under a microscope. >> after a benefit ingredient like aha is considered safe and shown to work, it's formulated into a product. in the lab, researchers work to make sure it has a long enough shelf life and pleasing to use. after that, consumer testers come into play. >> typically, 9 to 12 months after we initially start working on a formula it made its way into the clinical lab and out in the market. >> not everyone gets to witness cosmetic technology at work. so if you're in the market for a new face cream and not buying what they're selling, call the
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company and ask about their testing. >> another way to know if a company is doing claim support testing on their products is to look for numbers in their advertisements. if they have a number behind their claim, there should be data to back that up. >> well signs of aging typically start to show on the face after 40, but you can do a lot to keep skin looking young by using products with sunscreen religiously. another antiaging ingredient that has been proven to work, retin-a. you can find them in prescription and over the counter products. we have more health news you can use at wusa9.com. click on our living well page and join me on facebook while you're there. thanks for joining us for 9news now at 5:00. 9news now at 6:00 starts right now. >> from the first local station with news in high definition, this is 9news now. >> a new poll shows vincent gray is leading once again in the race to become dc's mayor.
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good evening, i'm lesley foster and this is called the poll. it's being released officially this minute. it was conducted yesterday by sampling 492 democrats who say they are likely to vote in next tuesday's primary. and as with other recent polls, the huge result points to a racial divide among the supporters of gray and incumbent mayor, adrian fenty. he is now back in our newsroom with all the details. gary. >> newly released poll shows gray leading fenty by a smaller margin than in some other recent polls, but still shows gray ahead by a comfortable margin. >> all right, dc voters. >> the fenty campaign color is green, but the new poll can only make the campaign green with envy. it shows city council chairman, vincent gray leading fenty among leading democratic voters by 7 points. and that racial divide is real. >> adrian fenty is carrying white voters by a